Daily Archives: November 9, 2011

Ealing Abbey to hand over control of school.

By Madeleine Teahan A report commissioned by St Benedict’s Catholic Independent School in Ealing, west London, has concluded that monks from the neighbouring Ealing Abbey should no longer be involved in the running of the school, following allegations of clerical … Continue reading

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Wednesday General Audience: Psalm 119: a celebration of the beauty of the Word of God.

VATICAN CITY, 9 NOV 2011 (VIS) – In his general audience this morning Benedict XVI focused his catechesis on Psalm 119, the longest of the Psalms, constructed as an acrostic in which each stanza begins with one of the twenty-two … Continue reading

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Tintin, the Catholic hero!

  From L’Osservatore Romano Giacomo Galeazzi Rome The Holy See’s newspaper, “L’Osservatore Romano”, takes the opportunity presented by the release of Steven Spielberg’s film, to dedicate several articles of its daily edition to the character of Tintin that – as … Continue reading

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Eugenics rules in Europe, three generations after Nazism

From John Smeaton, S.P.U.C. Daniel Blackman, one of SPUC’s researchers, has sent me his report (below) on a recent debate in the Parliamentary Assmembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on the subject of sex selection (see SPUC’s alert of … Continue reading

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